Graphic Enterprises Inc. Forms Strategic Alliance with Colortrac
Press release from the issuing company
December 1, 2004 (NorthCanton,Ohio). Graphic Enterprises Inc., (GEI) a Visual Edge Technology Company, one of the leading worldwide value-added solutions providers in the graphics and wide format printing industry, announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Colortrac, Ltd., an international manufacturer of digital imaging scanners and software headquartered in St. Ives, CambridgeshireUK. GEI immediately becomes the exclusive distributor of the Colortrac SmartLF line of innovative scanners, accessories and software options for all ofNorth America.
“It was extremely important for Colortrac to find a leading provider of graphic imaging solutions in theUSandCanadato launch our technologically advanced, SmartLF product line,” said Peter de Winter-Brown, Sales and Marketing Director, Colortrac LTD.”Our search criteria quickly pointed to Graphic Enterprises due to their integrated marketing expertise and broad-reaching, highly experienced sales and service support infrastructure. We are pleased to appoint them to this critical role in growing our international business.”
“On behalf of all of Graphic Enterprise’s 220 experienced professionals across North America, we are honored to be awarded this assignment and pleased to introduce this very affordable, groundbreaking scanner technology to our expanding customer base,” saidMark Lewis, President and CEO of Graphic Enterprises and its parent company, Visual Edge Technology. ”Creating this kind of partnering program with such a world-class manufacturer as Colortrac enhances our reputation of delivering outstanding products and superior service and support to our customers.”
SmartLF is created for fast, large format document scans and uses the latest digital imaging technology… highly reliable contact image sensors (CIS)… as found normally in small format flatbed desktop scanners. Colortrac has successfully combined several “deep focus” CIS devices to create a digital scanner capable of high speed, 2400 dpi input of very sharp, fine image details from originals up to 40” wide, in 24-bit color or black & white.
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